The Big Box Project – Saving Money with an Inactive Records Strategy
Inactive records may not be the first place companies look for cost savings, but the right records strategy can deliver a significant impact on the bottom line. Ten years ago, an international energy company went through a period of rapid growth, acquiring assets and records from over ten other companies. With several different records collections coming together, the situation would normally require the execution of a strategic plan to integrate all the newly acquired records. However, the company did not prioritize dealing with the inactive records collections and shipped over 35,000 boxes of inactive files to a storage provider with the intention of “dealing with the information at a later date”.
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Four ways to save money and “go green” with your RM program
Many organizations have learned that doing the right for the environment is also doing the right thing for the bottom line. For example, consider the case of business travel for staff members. Replacing flights and long commutes with online meetings not only reduces the organization’s carbon footprint, it saves a lot of money on travel […]
Reader Favorites June 2017: Our Most Popular RIM Resources
Our latest roundup of popular resources includes a guide to storing records in the cloud. We also have a webinar outlining document imaging best practices, and a toolkit that provides an overview of records management fundamentals, including classification and retention. 1. Records Storage in the Cloud: What You Need to Know Thinking of moving your […]